Kink Tail, Brachury, Anury

Kink Tail, Brachury, Anury


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Symptoms: Kinked tail, shortened tail, (brachury), bob tail  (anury)

Treatment Options:  Considered cosmetic; tail shortening may be performed

Known Mode of Inheritance:   Short tail is autosomal dominant in Pembrokes

Age of onset:  birth

Breeds affected: 

  • Cardigan: yes
  • Pembroke:yes
  • Other Breeds:yes

Incidence in Cardigans:  Unknown


  • Cardigans: no
  • Other breeds: yes
  • Active?: yes

Registry:  None found

Tests Available:

Published papers and Articles: 

Discussion Groups:  None found


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